Chelmsford YHA Group


Wednesday Meetings, Weekends Away & Other Events

August 2022

Wednesday 3rd August

Pub Walk – Mountnessing


Meet at The Prince of Wales pub, Mountnessing (CM15 0UG) at 7:30pm for a short walk followed by a drink in the pub. There is parking opposite the pub.

Wednesday 10th August


Looking at the programme for November and trips away next year. Join us on Zoom.

Sunday 14th Walk

Newport and Wicken Bonhunt

Dave J

A delightful walk of about 11 miles taking in the sights of north west Essex. Meet in Newport station car park (CB11 3PL) at 10.30am. Bring sarnis for lunch, but there’s a good chance of a drink in a pub en route.

Wednesday 17th August

Pub Meal – Great Burstead


Join us for a bit of nosh at the Duke of York, Gt Burstead, CM11 2PR, from 7:30pm. For table booking purposes let Jim know your intensions by 10th August.

Sunday 21st August

Jim’s BBQ


We skipped this annual celebration of all things meaty, but it’s back! Help Jim celebrate his birthday in style with a bring-and-share barbecue in his back garden. Please contact Jim in advance so he can coordinate the food so we don’t end up with all burgers and no pudding.

From 2pm in Jim's garden.

The Wheatsheaf pub

Wednesday 24th August

Pub Walk – Danbury


Meet in the NT car park near the Cricketers Pub in Danbury CM3 4ED at 8pm for a short walk with the bat detector. Not sure if we’ll find anything, but it will be fun trying! And we can have a drink in the pub at the end.


Rowen hostel

Friday 26th to Monday 29th August

Rowen, North Wales

Dave P

A lovely rural retreat high in the Welsh hills, YHA Rowen is a stunning traditional Welsh farmhouse packed with character. The hostel boasts breathtaking views over the Conwy Valley and across to Snowdonia and makes for the perfect base from which to explore the hills, mountains and scenery of this area of North Wales.

Directions: Go into Rowen village and past the Ty Gwyn pub on your right. Take the second road on the right by the brown hostel sign. Follow this very steep (1 in 3) road up the hill. The hostel is on the left at very end of the tarmac road before it turns into a track. Alternatively, park at the bottom of the hill and walk up. Postcode LL32 8YW, Grid Ref: SH747721, Lat/Lng: 53.23098, -3.879091, ///appraised.cupboards.monkeys.

We have exclusive use of the hostel for the bank holiday weekend.

Deposit £84 to book your bed please (three nights).

El Caminito del Rey

Wednesday 31st August

Spain slide show

Dave P

A Zoom slide show to celebrate the fabulous time we had in Andalusia back in May. If you have contributions you would like to share, please forward to Dave in advance if you can. The rumour is that the recording of the drunken singing on the last night might resurface….

Note: Unless otherwise stated, Wednesday events start at 8.30pm on Zoom. Please get in touch for joining instructions.

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